Monday, February 14, 2011

Special thanks to Grant [AIMA member], Susan Langley, and Adam Wolfe for sending in news items.

1. Lost whaling shipwreck with Link to Melville’s Moby-Dick discovered in the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands:
http://www.noaanews.noaa.gov/stories2011/20110211_pmnmshipwreck.html?keepThis=true&TB_iframe=true&height=650&width=940&caption=NOAA+News+Releases
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-12439656
http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2011/02/110211-two-brothers-whaling-ship-pollard-science-nantucket-noaa/
http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2011/02/pictures/110211-moby-dick-sister-ship-whaling-vessel-found-hawaii-nantucket-two-brothers/
http://www.nytimes.com/2011/02/11/science/11shipwreck.html
http://abcnews.go.com/International/researchers-discover-wreck-whaling-ship-1823/story?id=12894946 [with video]
http://www.reuters.com/article/2011/02/11/us-hawaii-shipwreck-idUSTRE71A7DS20110211

2. Audio: Prof. Michal Artzy – Sea, Coast, Land; Acre – Pearl of Israel:
http://www.israelnationalnews.com/Radio/News.aspx/2889

3. “Mary Rose” anniversary marked by new £2 coin:
http://www.bbc.co.uk/go/em/fr/-/news/uk-12473958

4. Working Under Pressure: Maritime Archaeologists [Joe Hoyt]:
http://www.alertdiver.com/default.aspx?articleNo=472

5. Working in Cultural Resource Management – One perspective from underwater archaeology – By Amanda Evans:
http://muablog.wordpress.com/2011/02/15/working-in-cultural-resource-management-%e2%80%93-one-perspective-from-underwater-archaeology-by-amanda-evans/

6. San Francisco construction site discovery: 2 old ships:
http://www.archaeologydaily.com/news/201102136101/San-Francisco-construction-site-discovery-2-old-ships.html

7. The Liberty 70 Project:
http://www.promare.co.uk/liberty70

8. Finns hope to re-brew ancient ale found in 19th-century shipwreck:
http://www.therecord.com/news/world/article/482995–finns-hope-to-re-brew-ancient-ale-found-in-19th-century-shipwreck
http://www.forbes.com/feeds/ap/2011/02/08/general-eu-finland-ancient-brew_8297455.html
http://www.cbsnews.com/stories/2011/02/08/world/main7329185.shtml
http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2011/02/08/AR2011020802342.html
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-12393875

9. Shipwreck trail worth a dive [Fort Lauderdale]:
http://www.miamiherald.com/2011/02/12/2060624/shipwreck-trail-worth-a-dive.html

10. Ninth century Tang archaeological finds go on display in Singapore [commercial salvage]:
http://www.bernama.com.my/bernama/v5/newsindex.php?id=564098

11. Gregg Stemm to President Obama: The Long and Frustrating Arm of Government Intervention [commercial salvage]:
http://dailyreckoning.com/the-long-and-frustrating-arm-of-government-intervention/
http://www.nzherald.co.nz/arts/news/article.cfm?c_id=544&objectid=10705785

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Dr Wendy van Duivenvoorde